On August 14 Latvenergo to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell in New York

New York/Riga/Tallinn/Vilnius – Today on August 14, Latvenergo, a leading electricity trader in the Baltic States, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. In honor of the occasion, Aris Zigurs, Chief Executive Officer will ring the Opening Bell. 

Given the exceptional development of the Baltic Bond market this year for the first time Latvenergo, the Latvian state owned energy company was nominated for the Baltic Market Award: Best Investor Relations in Baltics among Bond Issuers 2016. To mark the occasion, Adena Friedman, CEO of Nasdaq, invited the winner Latvenergo to ring the Bell at Nasdaq MarketSite in New York.

Nasdaq Baltic Market Awards acknowledge outstanding achievements in transparency, sound governance and responsible investor relations - all key factors in advancing economic progress and sustainability of the Baltic region.

Live streaming of the Opening Bell ceremony will be available starting from 16:15 EET (Latvian time): https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

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A live stream of the Nasdaq Opening Bell will be available at:
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Latvenergo Media Contact:
Andris Siksnis
(+371) 29 286 350
andris dot siksnis at latvenergo dot lv

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Emily Pan
(646) 441-5120
emily dot pan at nasdaq dot com

Nasdaq Riga mediju kontakti:
Dace Bulte
(+371) 67 212 431
dace dot bulte at nasdaq dot com

About Latvenergo
Latvenergo Group is the largest power supply utility in the Baltics, which operates in electricity and thermal energy generation and trade, provision of electricity distribution service and lease of transmission system assets. Latvenergo AS has been acknowledged as the most valuable company in Latvia for several times. International credit rating agency Moody’s has assigned Latvenergo AS an investment-grade credit rating of Baa2/stable. In January 2017 Latvenergo AS received Nasdaq Baltic Award of Best Investor Relations in Baltics among Bond Issuers in 2016. To learn more, visit: latvenergo.lv/eng/

About Nasdaq
Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 90 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to 3,800 total listings with a market value of $11 trillion. To learn more, visit: business.nasdaq.com.
Nasdaq Baltic represents the common offering by Nasdaq Tallinn, Nasdaq Riga, Nasdaq Vilnius and Nasdaq Baltic central securities depositories. Read more: nasdaqbaltic.com.